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assonance

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French assonance, from Latin word assonare.

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NounEdit

assonance (plural assonances)

  1. (prosody) The repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds (though with different consonants), usually in literature or poetry.
Examples (prosody)

Lifting its big glinting wing, it hit.
How now, brown cow?

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